CMPA

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CMPA, NABET 700-M UNIFOR reach new collective agreement

CMPA’s Warren Ross (pictured) said the conclusion of the talks gives certainty and stability to the Ontario production sector as it handles an “unprecedented pace of production.”

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CMPA, WGC spar over authorship in Copyright Act hearing

Members of the organizations went before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to argue who should be considered the author of a screen-based work.

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MIPCOM: Scaling up with the Global Creative Alliance

Fourteen producer organizations sign an MOU in Cannes to help their memberships compete in an increasingly consolidated landscape.

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CMPA, DGC ratify standard agreement

Under terms of the new three-year agreement, directors and crew members will see yearly wage increases.

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Scott Garvie re-elected CMPA board chair

The producers’ association has also unveiled its 2018/19 executive committee.

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CMPA reveals producer awards nominees

Producers behind Freaks (pictured), The Grizzlies and Mouthpiece are up for this year’s Indiescreen Awards.

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B.C. orgs, Netflix partner on screenwriting initiative

The Pacific Screenwriting Program, supported by Creative BC, CMPA and WGC, is part of the streamer’s $25-million pledge to invest in Canadian creatives.

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“It’s about jobs, jobs, jobs”: CMPA launches national consultation

Indie producers will be asked how to best modernize the Broadcasting and Telecom Acts and ensure all members of the system contribute.

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CMPA, DGC sign labour agreement

The three-year Standard Agreement now needs to be ratified by each groups’ members.

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Regulator approves WOW takeover of Comedy Gold

The Commission also approved a tangible benefits package worth 10% of the transaction, as well as a requested adjustment to the channel’s existing CPE.

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Roundtable: Cross-territory common ground

In the first of an occasional series, producer-association heads from the U.K., Canada and Australia pinpointed points of divergence and opportunity in the disrupted TV landscape.

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CRTC’s Ian Scott on creating a more sustainable Canadian system

Industry groups weigh in on the commission’s future programming models report.